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Pond Winterizing: Pond Preparation for Fall and Winter

September 17, 2012

It is a great idea to begin winterizing your pond once the fall weather comes and the pond’s water temperature begins to approach 60 degrees Fahrenheit.More...

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Michigan Aquatic Weed Control and Pond Management

August 30, 2012

Lake Michigan has been subject to invasions of aquatic weeds species since the settlement of the region by Europeans. Since the 1800s, at least 140 non-indigenous aquatic organisms have been introduced to the Great Lakes ecosystem. Aquatic weeds come in the form of flora and fauna, and here we focus on the six most widespread pond weeds in Michigan that have led to efforts to engage in ongoing pond weed control and management. More...

Pond Colorant: More Than Just Water Color Dye

August 15, 2012

Due to uncontrollable geographic properties, a pond’s water may become dull, cloudy, or a dirty brown. A great way to reconcile this and enhance the beauty of your pond is to use a special pond colorant designed specifically for ponds. Not only do the colorant dyes change the color your pond, but many dyes such as Aquashade also have UV filtering properties which lead to lessened weed growth. More...

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Controlling Leeches, Frogs, Muskrats and other Pond Predators

May 2, 2012

When managing a pond, it is important to be aware of the many residents that will call it home. Birds, fish, amphibians, and rodents will flock to a well-kept pond. There will also be predators playing their part in the pond’s balanced ecosystem. You should make sure to monitor them and decide if you need to take action should a certain predator species become too unbalancing. More...

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Itch in Your Pond or Lake

November 12, 2011

When it comes to summer nuisances, Swimmer’s Itch easily trumps mosquito bites. Reddened spots, called papules, can itch intensely for up to a week, even with treatment. That could easily ruin a weekend, or even an entire vacation. Once you’ve had a case, you certainly won’t want to get it again! So what is the best way to prevent Swimmer’s Itch?

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Fluridone -- Principles of an Effective Aquatic Herbicide

September 12, 2011

When Fluridone is absorbed by a plant, the plant’s ability to generate energy through photosynthesis is restricted. If the plant can no longer convert the sun’s light into energy, then it ceases to grow and subsequently dies off. More...

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Backyard Pond Care and Management - The Essentials

March 16, 2011

Backyard ponds can be a great source of beauty and enjoyment for many homeowners. Having a pond in your backyard often adds a feeling of tranquility to your property. However, ponds can quickly fall into poor health and degradation if not maintained. Proper backyard pond care and management requires a commitment from a well-informed pond owner. There are many pond weed control kits that can help keep your pond healthy and looking great. More...

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Texas Pond Management and Pond Weed Control

November 12, 2010

In Texas, which has thousands of ponds and a multitude of invasive pond weed species, proper pond management is critical to keeping Texas water clean and healthy. Learning to identify problem aquatic weeds is the all important first step.  Once identified, the proper measures can be taken to initiate sound management and control. Here are some of the more common pond weeds found in Texas and how you can control them.  More...

Lake Shore Management - The Essentials

September 19, 2010

One common problem among all lake shore owners is that of weed management. Not only can the aquatic weeds clog up and potentially damage a boat’s motor, but quite frequently they are an unpleasant sight and a nuisance in any swimming area. Also, the build-up of algae (ie "pond scum") can lead to a foul smelling environment and render a swimming area unusable. Some lake weeds can even create very dense mats on the surface of a lake that boating through them becomes impossible. More...

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Lake Shore Weed Control & Removal -- The Essentials

August 22, 2010

 

There are many species of lake weeds that can overtake a lake shore. Some of the more common lake weeds that grow below water (submerged) include: hydrillaEurasian watermilfoilcurlyleaf pondweed, elodea and many others. More...


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